GREETINGS, CLALLAM COUNTY SCHOOL RETIREES’ ASSOCIATION (CCSRA - Unit 3)
If you are a new member, welcome! If you are still working as a school employee, we know that it is unlikely that you can attend, but we want to keep you aware of what we do. We are planning events for you this spring. See the details below.*** By the way, if you are a cash member who pays dues once a year and choose to change to dues deduction, please let us know. Your reward will be $10 off your first luncheon at Joshua’s Restaurant after you sign up.
CCSRA LUNCH - Tuesday, March 21st at NOON
Joshua’s Restaurant 113 N. DelGuzzi Drive, Port Angeles
Our March guest speaker is Meg DePew from Sequim Bee Farm who will give a presentation about bees and honey.
Please reply if you will be attending. Also, if you are interested in the field trip outlined below, you can let me know or sign up at the luncheon.
Reserve your spot for lunch by 3:00 the Sunday prior to each meeting by replying to the email that is sent out or by calling Darlene Jones (360-457-5352) or Marcia Homer (360-683-4317). It’s okay to come even if you miss the deadline. We just like to have a general idea so the restaurant knows how many places to set.
Menu items start at $8.
Soup, Soup and Salad, just Salad Bar, a Lunch Special, or
off the Menu Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner items are offered.
Thursday, April 6th: CCSRA Field Trip
Meet at Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mt. Angeles Rd, Port Angeles at 10:00. Depending on the weather, we may or may not take a nature walk. We will head to Fanaticus Sports Grill, 1026 E. First Street for lunch. After lunch we will go to the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E Lauridsen Blvd. Currently there is a special exhibit of Clark Mundy’s work. He is the metal sculpture person who created the spiral staircase at the Landing Mall. Think about joining us for all or part of the trip. Transportation is on your own, but if you would like a ride, let us know.
BOOK CLUB: at 1:00 on second Thursday
On the second Thursday of each month, we have a book club meeting in the Library at Traylor’s Restaurant at 1:00. Bring a book to share or learn about some books you might want to read - an informal meeting of folks who like to read. Come and enjoy the camaraderie and a meal or snack.
For April 18th a speaker will tell us about developments of the Olympic Discovery Trail.
On May 16th, local author Teresa Schoeffel-Lingvall will speak about her book about the history of the Olympic Hot Springs.
We will have a potluck picnic in late June. Date to be decided.
***For ACTIVE SCHOOL EMPLOYEES and all others:
There will be a CCSRA get together in Sequim at Bell Creek Bar & Grill, 707 E Washington Street, on Friday, April 14th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Please come and enjoy some appetizers—our treat. If you are a member, come and get acquainted with the rest of us. Bring other friends who are still working and encourage them to join. The more members we have, the stronger our voice in Olympia will be.
There will be another get together in Port Angeles on Friday, April 21st at the new Coyote BBQ Pub, 201 E Front from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Please come and enjoy some appetizers—our treat. If you are a member, come and get acquainted with the rest of us. Bring other friends who are still working and encourage them to join. The more members we have, the stronger our voice in Olympia will be.
We encourage all members, and interested friends, to attend either or both of these events and enjoy some camaraderie. You don’t need to stay for the full 3 hours. Just drop by for awhile.